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  • December 23
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

The Life Cycle of a Worker's Comp Claim

December 23

Gain a better understanding of the process of a workers’ compensation claim and how to address workplace injuries before the can occur.

The goal of this topic is to provide an overview of workers’ compensation systems and to describe the process by which a claim unfolds following a workplace injury. The material will address the basis of these systems, the process following a workplace injury, and the life of a resulting claim. It will also discuss strategies to reduce injuries and minimize claims, both prior to and following an injury. It will also identify other employment law concerns that often arise following an injury and during the management of the claim. The information will strive to assist in reducing premium costs, benefit exposure, and helping ensure the safety of employees.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to discuss risks and considerations to reduce the occurrence of such injuries and to minimize claims once they occur.
  • You will be able to recognize strategies for accident investigation, return to work programs, and medical care management.
  • You will be able to explain the process by which your Workers’ Compensation insurance premiums are calculated and how to potentially reduce them.
  • You will be able to describe how to prepare a strategy to address workplace injuries before they occur, including preparation of proper policies and associated employment law obligations and concerns.

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Agenda

The Workers' Compensation System
  • Purpose
  • General Principles
  • Comparison of Various States
Pre-Injury Considerations
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Safety Training/Committees
  • Supervisor Training
  • Discipline
Occurrence of the Injury
  • Accident Investigation
  • Notice Requirements
  • Claim Reporting
  • Contact With Injured Employee
  • Medical Treatment
Post-Injury Considerations
  • Drug-Testing
  • Insurance Carrier Action
  • Return to Work
  • Employment Law Considerations
  • Documentation
Claim Management
  • Claim Reserves
  • Medical Care Management
  • Litigation
  • Resolution
Calculation of Insurance Rates
  • Experience Rating Modifier
  • Employee Classifications
  • Payroll
  • Recommendations for Reducing Premiums
Best Practices
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Why Lorman?

Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • This program has been approved for 1.5 (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR(TM), aPHRi(TM), PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi(TM) and SPHRi(TM)recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®). For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at www.hrci.org.
     
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  • Lorman Education Services is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CPSM or SHRM-SCPSM. This program is valid for 1.5 PDC(s) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Personnel/HR 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Personnel/HR for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of workers' compensation. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Advisory Services for 1.5 hours.
     

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for workers comp professionals, occupational health nurses, human resource directors, insurance claims representatives, safety directors, rehabilitation specialists, accountants, and risk managers.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Ryan J. Murphy

Ryan J. Murphy

Cipriani & Werner, P.C.

  • Partner with Cipriani & Werner, P.C.
  • Defends employers throughout Pennsylvania against workers’ compensation, unemployment compensation cases, and other employment matters, including pre-litigation counseling litigation and the appeal process
  • Represented businesses ranging in size from individually-owned to large, multinational corporations; he has also advised various state agencies in the defense of their workers’ compensation claims and worked with those entities to limit their exposure
  • His representative clients include employers in the construction, fabrication, automotive, and retail industries, temporary employment agencies, law enforcement, and governmental entities
  • Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court
  • Previous co-chairman of the Lancaster Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section
  • Presenter for Worker’s Compensation Law and Medicare Compliance seminars
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, the Lancaster County Bar Association, the Schuylkill County Bar Association, and the York County Bar Association
  • J.D. degree, cum laude, The Dickinson School of Law; two B.A. degrees, with high distinction and with honors, The Pennsylvania State University
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Product ID: 405877
Published 2019
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